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Scientific name: Anthophyta: Monocotyledonae: Poales: Poaceae: Muhlenbergia torreyana
Common Name: Torrey’s Smoke Grass
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Dr. Paul Peterson is holding Muhlenbergia torreyana in figures 1 and 2 and two grasses in figures 3 and 4, Amphicarpon purshii (Peanut Grass) and Muhlenbergia torreyana. The Peanut Grass has wider leaves than Torrey’s Smoke Grass and a cleistogamous flower attached to its root.